Haverty, Morrison take crowns at SM East Free Throw Derby

Junior Kyle Haverty won the girls competition.
Junior Kyle Haverty won the girls competition.

Dozens of SM East basketball players packed into the schools’ gyms on Sunday for the annual Free Throw Derby, a test of skill from behind the charity stripe. Players had 20 minutes to see how many shots they could drain.

On the girls side, junior Kyle Haverty won her first title after winning her grade level the previous two years. Senior Davis Morrison, who won the competition his freshman year, took the title again in his last attempt.

Here are the final results with the boys and girls winners by grade:

Freshman – Jordan Yowell  – 245 baskets
Sophomore – Sophia Stechshulte – 234 baskets
Junior – Kyle Haverty – 255 baskets
Senior – Rebecca Bales – 217 baskets

Freshman – David Murrell – 248
Sophomore – Charlie Moreland – 258
Junior – Trevor Thompson – 274
Senior – Davis Morrison – 299